Two decades after first being dedicated, Grace Lutheran Church in Holts Summit continues to grow.
After celebrating their 20th anniversary as a church family during service Sunday, the congregation will proceed to their new church addition - dubbed the Mission Hall - for a dedication ceremony.
"We're going to progress into the new building following the cross - everything we do is centered around the cross of Christ," said church pastor Michael Diener. "We'll go into the new building and formally dedicate it to the Lord's service in prayer and song, and then enjoy a time of fellowship afterwards as a church family."
The church council had discussed building a new addition to provide a Christian preschool option in Holts Summit for the past three years, with groundbreaking beginning May 6, 2012. The annex will also be used for Sunday School and other church functions.